Curriculum vitae

Main Research Areas
  • Development and characterization of online measurement techniques
  • Viscous biological systems
  • Mixed culture processes
Professional Career
Since 12/2017 Deputy Department Head of Bio Pilot Plant, HKI
2015 - 2017 Group Leader, AVT Biochemical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University
2014 – 2015 Research Professor at Western University, London, Ontario, Kanada
2012 - 2014 Group Leader , AVT Biochemical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University
2007 – 2011 PhD Studies, RWTH Aachen University
2000 – 2007 Diploma Studies in Process Technology, TU Dresden
Awards · Appointments · Scientific Activities
2014 - 2015 Theodore von Kármán Fellowship (RWTH Aachen University)
2014 - 2015 Western Fellowship (Western University, London, Ontario)
Since 2017 Membership Zukunftsforum Biotechnologie (DECHEMA)
Since 2014 Membership BioFuelNet Canada
Since 2007 Membership Bioverfahrenstechnik Dresden e. V.


Meier K, Klöckner W, Bonhage B, Antonov E, Regestein L, Büchs J (2016) Correlation for the maximum oxygen transfer capacity in shake flasks for a wide range of operating conditions and for different culture media. Biochemical Engineering Journal 109, 228-235.
Sieben M, Steinhorn G, Müller C, Fuchs S, Ann Chin L, Regestein L, Büchs J (2016) Testing plasmid stability of Escherichia coli using the Continuously Operated Shaken BIOreactor System. Biotechnol Prog 32(6), 1418-1425.
Wunderlich M, Trampnau PP, Lopes EF, Büchs L, Regestein L (2016) Online in situ viscosity determination in stirred tank reactors by measurement of the heat transfer capacity Chemical Engineering Science 152, 116-126.
Kreyenschulte D, Paciok E, Regestein L, Blümich B, Büchs J (2015) Online monitoring of fermentation processes via non-invasive low-field NMR. Biotechnol Bioeng 112(9), 1810-1821.
Regestein L, Doerr EW, Staaden A, Rehmann L (2015) Impact of butyric acid on butanol formation by Clostridium pasteurianum. Bioresour Technol 196, 153-159.
Wewetzer SJ, Kunze M, Ladner T, Luchterhand B, Roth S, Rahmen N, Kloß R, Costa E Silva A, Regestein L, Büchs J (2015) Parallel use of shake flask and microtiter plate online measuring devices (RAMOS and BioLector) reduces the number of experiments in laboratory-scale stirred tank bioreactors. J Biol Eng 9, 9.
Meier K, Carstensen F, Scheeren C, Regestein L, Wessling M, Büchs J (2014) In situ product recovery of single-chain antibodies in a membrane bioreactor. Biotechnol Bioeng 111(8), 1566-1576.
Meier K, Carstensen F, Wessling M, Regestein L, Büchs j (2014) Quasi-continuous fermentation in a reverse-flow diafiltration bioreactor Biochemical Engineering Journal 91, 265-275.
Meier K, Djeljadini S, Regestein L, Büchs J, Carstensen F, Wessling M, Holland T, Raven N (2014) In situ cell retention of a CHO culture by a reverse-flow diafiltration membrane bioreactor. Biotechnol Prog 30(6), 1348-1355.
Meier K, Herweg E, Schmidt B, Klement T, Regestein L, Büchs L (2013) Quantifying the release of polymer additives from single-use materials by respiration activity monitoring Polymer Tesing 32(6), 1064-1071.